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Wise contributes to National Geographic video

When Food Is Fuel

GDAE's Timothy A. Wise contributes research to When Food Is Fuel, a National Geographic video exploring how corn-based ethanol can divert land and water resources from food crops, and drive up the cost of corn that is used for food, especially in countries that rely on grain imports.

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Food vs. Fuel and a Rights-Based Approach to the Global Food Crisis

The Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE) is a research institute at Tufts University dedicated to promoting a better understanding of how societies can pursue their economic and community goals in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. GDAE pursues its mission through original research, policy work, publication projects, curriculum development, conferences and other activities.


2015 Leontief Prize Winners Announced:
Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor

GDAE to honor economists Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor for expanding our awareness of the macroeconomic implications of climate change.
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